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On the James, by Linda W Clark, is an oil painting on cotton canvas measuring 12" by 24".  The painting was completed in Julyof 2016, with Giclee prints available shortly after completion.


 You may recognize this beautiful arched stone and concrete railway bridge while driving across the Powhite Bridge in Richmond, Virginia.  Robbie Batt, a local photographer who shares my passion for preserving Southside Virginia structures and country scenes, captured this bridge, and when I saw his awesome photograph, I knew right away I wanted to capture it in a painting.


The double track bridge was built in 1919 and crosses the James River, drawing a lot of attention with its design and setting.  In my painting of it, which I entitled On The James, I depict a kayaker because so many people enjoy kayaking on the James River.